Amlodipine Besylate 2.5mg, 90 Tablets
Amlodipine Besylate 2.5mg, 90 Tablets

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Product Code: 18372


Amlodipine Besylate


Amlodipine Besylate is used to treat systemic hypertension in dogs and cats. Amlodipine the preferred medication for treating hypertension in cats, but is less effective in dogs. Amlodipine may also improve survival in cats with hypertensive kidney disease. In dogs, Amlodipine is more commonly used in advanced heart failure.

Amlodipine is a calcium-channel blocking drug. It's greatest effect is as a vasodilator.

  • Dogs: Initial dose 0.05-0.1 mg/kg orally every 12-24 hours. The dose may be titrated upwards weekly if necessary, monitoring the blood pressure regularly.
  • Cats: 0.625 mg/cat initally every 24 hours orally, and increase if needed to 1.25 mg/cat. Average recommended dose for most cats is 0.18 mg/kg once daily for hypertension. Blood pressure monitoring is essential.
Contraindications: Amlodipine is metabolized in the liver. Dosage should be reduced when hepatic dysfunction is present. Avoid in cardiogenic shock and pregnancy.

Adverse Reactions: Lethargy, hypertension or inappetance are rare effects. Formulations: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg tablets.

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